Broccoli

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    Broccoli @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Broccoli @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Broccoli @ Kiba Park
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    Broccoli @ My home

Basic information

Flower Name
Broccoli
Formal Name
Brassica oleracea var. italica
Alias
Broccoli
Habitat
The Mediterranean coast
Morph
Perennial herb or one year of grass green and yellow vegetables

Comment

What is Broccoli

Broccoli (scientific name: Brassica oleracea var. italica) and perennial herb in the genus Brassica, Department of Brassicaceae is an annual grass native to The Mediterranean coast. Yellow flowers bloom in the spring. With a stem harvested ago flowering stem apical inflorescence (flower buds of) what is edible. In the typical Green and yellow vegetables, is a fellow of the cabbage (Cabbage). Boiling flowers and eaten as a salad, soup, stir-fry, colorful but taste habit. Ingredients are vitamin B and C, beta-carotene, potassium, calcium, chromium, plant fibers. Germination, called the hypocotyl and cotyledon fresh broccoli sprouts rich in sulforaphane, cancer will be the prevention and suppression of h. pylori bacteria. 

General name: Broccoli, scientific name: Brassica oleracea var. italica, aka: green flower vegetables,Bud flower vegetables, origin: Mediterranean, Habitat: all over Japan, environment: cool climate, plant: 1 m, flower color: yellow, petals number four, flowering time: spring, harvest (wintry) u seed stage: July-September → harvest: from November to next year March, Harvest time (spring type): u seed stage → February harvest season: April-June, leaf color: light green.

Detailed information

Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Brassica
Species
B. oleracea var. italica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
field
Color
Yellow, Cream
Season
MayJun
Height
100 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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